Charlie Van Dyke
Forgiveness
Posted March 23, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
Forgiveness does not excuse their behavior. Forgiveness stops the behavior from destroying your heart.

-Unknown... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
Prayer
Posted March 18, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
“The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.”

― Søren Kierkegaard... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
The Kingdom
Posted February 17, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
"Behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you. Is--right now--in the midst of you; right here. By living in communion with the Creator, he showed us what is true for every creature, in every moment. In fact, I sometimes wonder if all other animals, all plants, maybe even stars and rivers and rocks, dwell in steady awareness of God, while human... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
The Art Of Living
Posted February 6, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
“The aim of all religious exercises is a psychological transformation. You can make up your own meditations and rites based on knowing, loving, and serving the deity in caring for your children, doctoring drunks, or writing books. Any work whatsoever can be a meditation if you have the sense that everything is 'brahman': the process, the doing, the... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
How It Works
Posted February 5, 2014 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
"To the extent that we love others, we will be loved. To the extent that we work for others’ happiness, we will enjoy protection and support. This is the law of cause and effect."

-- Daisaku Ikeda... read more
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